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would like to spend the day on this program. >> hello, my name is jennifer. >> my name is simone. we are going on a field trip to take pictures up the hill. >> c'mon, c'mon, c'mon.
. but i will give you an opportunity to speak if you'd like. first there is ms. francine simon, and then kai forsley who i do not see in the hearing room. we also have jorge garcia, sophia de anda and last bruce oka. hlsd to see mr. oka here in the room. mr. oka, would you like to approach the mic? and, mr. clerk, if you can ensure the second mic at the podium. thank you. please come forward. >>> good afternoon, madam chair and supervisors. my name is bruce oka and let me begin by saying that my commitment in public service began way back in the [speaker not understood] of this city. unofficially. i've been part of the city [speaker not understood] for many, many years. i've been an advocate for people with disabilities as well as myself all of my adult life. and most recently, i [speaker not understood] the mta board of directors, a job which i thoroughly enjoy. and believe me, i've been retired for the last 3-1/2, almost four months, and i have thoroughly enjoyed that. [laughter] >>> believe me, my family says they haven't seen me around so long in 40 years. so, it's time i g
, that all are required to follow. we actually have a lead consultant, simon and associates that guides us through the lead process and helps us figure out where we can get points while we are doing the value engineering. simon and associates i believe was one of the consultants that worked on the puc building. >> so you don't have any other scenarios where you could achieve lead gold certification with less funding, funding in hand without the tenant improvement allowance? you actually haven't modeled that at all? i think that would be because i think that would be strange if you didn't do that. >> the process is complex. you need 60 to achieve lead gold, 20 lead platinum. it is a complex system of trying to determine in an existing building what we are able to do. a lot of times new construction is much easier to achieve lead because you are not working with an existing building that. is where we have en counters some of the challenges. it is existing and mission-critical, they have operation systems that work in a certain way. there are some things that new construction can get points
name is jennifer. >> my name is simone. we are going on a field trip to take pictures up the hill. >> c'mon, c'mon, c'mon. >> actually, i have been here a lot. i have never looked closely enough to see everything. now, i get to take pictures. >> we want to try to get them to be more creative with it. we let them to be free with them but at the same time, we give them a little bit of direction. >> you can focus in here. >> that was cool. >> if you see that? >> behind the city, behind the houses, behind those hills. the see any more hills? >> these kids are wonderful. they get to explore, they get to see different things. >> we let them explore a little bit. they get their best. if their parents ever ask, we can learn -- they can say that they learned about the depth of field or the rule of thirds or that the shadows can give a good contrast. some of the things they come up with are fantastic. that is what we're trying to encourage. these kids can bring up the creativity and also the love for photography. >> a lot of people come into my classes and they don't feel like they really are cre
, francine simon and sophia de anda have submitted no form 700 at all. kai wilson shouldn't be disqualified because she is employed by the city. i think we're in a very unfortunate situation right now. >> thank you, mr. nee. >>> david pilkow, last time today. i wanted to speak in support of bruce oka's position. i served with him i believe for three years. [speaker not understood]. >>> [speaker not understood]. >>> original member. >> he is the founding member. [speaker not understood]. >>> he and i served together for the first three years of that cac. we did not always agree, but we always acted responsively and respectfully of each other. and i think it would actually benefit the task force to have someone serve who previously served on a board or commission, had participated in those sessions, had to deal with document issues and what's public and what's not. there are a lot of complicated judgment calls that the task force needs to make, and i often have provided my expertise over my two periods of service on the task force. it would be helpful to have someone with bruce's expertise th
Search Results 0 to 24 of about 25 (some duplicates have been removed)